This Week: In Memoriam

5 years ago by David
(h/t David at VideoCafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the passings of three service members killed in Afghanistan:

US Army MAJ Paul C Voelke, 36, Monroe, NY
US Marines PFC Steven P Stevens II, 23, Tallahassee, FL
US Marines LCpl Hunter D Hogan, 21, Norman, IN
US Marines LCpl Niall W Coti-Sears, 23, Arlington, VA
US Army SSG Matthew J Leach, 29, Ferndale, MI
US Army 1LT Stephen C Prasnicki, 24, Lexington, VA
US Army SGT James L Skalberg Jr, 25, Cullman, AL

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,067.

In addition, the following notable names lost their lives this week: businessman George Randolph Hearst Jr, actress Doris Singleton, widow of Spiro Agnew Elinor Isabel 'Judy' Agnew, writer and director Nora Ephron (and mother to our own Max Marginal), actor Don Grady, Israeli politician Yitzhak Shamir and the last Ecuadorian Pinta Island tortoise known in existence, Lonesome George.


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